Welcome Out of State High School Students!

SMC is proud to have a diverse student population from across the country, as well as from around the globe to be a part of our outstanding educational programs, clubs, and athletics.

We have a recorded webinar from our Fall 2019 Out-of-State Information Session that will give you a lot of insightful tips. ​

Stay on top of your Steps to Success with this Checklist!



Apply early to ensure enrollment in the classes that you'll need! SMC’s Admissions department provides an easy online application process for most students. Whether you are a high school student continuing your education, an International Student beginning your education in the States, a returning student or just taking a class on the side, Admissions will help make applying to SMC easy.

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Since orientation is a part of the state mandated process, your Fall/Spring enrollment date and time is only released after you complete the Online Orientation. Plan to spend approximately two hours to complete the orientation and advising program.

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The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to help all students achieve their educational objectives through the administration of federal, state, and institutional aid programs. We are also committed to providing SMC students access to an education that can enrich their lives and empower them in the global community of tomorrow.

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Here you'll find the necessary steps and helpful tips to successfully enroll at Santa Monica College. Use this step-by-step guide to learn how to navigate and add, drop, and shop for classes through Corsair Connect. Also find out about important Dates and Deadlines.

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Activate your Corsair Connect Account, your one-stop portal for your Student Records, Email, and Enrollment. Remember, the first time you sign in, your USERNAME is your SMC ID #, and your password is your 6-digit birthdate (mmddyy format).

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